Invisible Increases & Decreases for Amigurumi

Are you finding a bunch of gaps and holes between the stitches of your amigurumi, especially when you increase and decrease? Don’t worry! There’s an easy way to correct that and make sure your stitches are tight for a super clean look. In this article, we’ll go over how to use invisible increases & decreases for amigurumi! Invisible Increases & […]

How to Customize Your Amigurumi Projects

Have you ever been struck with an idea for a new amigurumi project and you immediately jump into trying to find the perfect pattern? But you scroll and search endlessly before coming up empty-handed. Maybe you wanted to honor a pet, but you can’t find a pattern that looks enough like your fur-baby to work. Or perhaps you want to […]

Textured Stitches Made Easy: The Bar Stitch

There’s tons and tons of textured stitches out there, but generally they’re designed for flat pieces. You’ll find all sorts of gorgeous bags, garments and accessories made with different textured stitches. But what about amigurumi? While not every stitch works for amigurumi, there are plenty that do! In this guide, Textured Stitches Made Easy: The Bar Stitch, I’ll show you […]

How to Use Surface Crochet on Amigurumi

Surface crochet is one of those techniques that you’ve probably heard of, but never looked too closely at. You typically see it used to decorate flat projects like bags and blankets. However, this hidden gem of a technique is amazing for amigurumi too! From simple decorations to an alternative to sewing, you’ll want to check it out. In this tutorial […]

How to Make Foundation Stitches

Have you ever tried using foundation stitches before? If not, you’re definitely missing out. They take all the tedious work out of creating that initial foundation chain and give you a much more flexible fabric. Even though they might seem complicated at first, this post will walk you through how to make foundation stitches with no problem! NOTE: All stitches […]

Quick Guide to Starting a Temperature Project

Are you thinking of starting a temperature project this year? Maybe you’ve seen some amazing projects floating around the internet and want to know what all the hype is about. Awesome! I’m glad you’re here! There’s a LOT to consider when starting this kind of project and you might be feeling a little overwhelmed already, but don’t worry. In this […]

Textured Stitches Made Easy: Wavy Stitch Tutorial

When you think of wavy stitches, what comes to mind? Maybe the classic chevron stitch? Or maybe a combination of shell stitches? Don’t get me wrong, those are beautiful stitch combinations, but those are hard to use for amigurumi because the stuffing pokes through easily. What if I told you there’s a wavy stitch that’s tight enough that you can […]

7 Easy Tips to Finish Your Amigurumi Project

Have you ever been reading a pattern and at the end of a section it just says, “fasten off”? Or when you’re assembling, a pattern will read, “sew the head to the body”? Other than maybe some photos, there’s probably not much more explanation, right? However, the lack of explanation isn’t because the designer is lazy or anything–it’s because everyone […]